PROFICIENCY 37% 31% lower than state average
School Rankings Proficiency Averages
27%Philadelphia City SD
37%Philadelphia
53%Pennsylvania

Washington George High School is a school servicing grades 9 to 12 and is located in the district of "Philadelphia City SD" in Philadelphia, PA. There are a total of 1,508 students and 82 teachers at Washington George High School, for a student to teacher ratio of 19 to 1. There are a total of 883 free lunch students and 43 reduced lunch students.

Washington George High School has an average proficiency test score (in mathematics and languages) of 36.5%, which is 31% lower than the Pennsylvania average.

Academics

Students/Teachers
Students1508
Teachers81.59
Student/Teacher ratio19:1
Free lunch883
Reduced lunch43

 

Advanced Placement
AP enrollment235
Taking some courses169
Taking some courses (not tests)67
Passing some courses28
Passing no courses130

Advanced placement (AP) is a program that offers high school students the ability to take college level courses and exams. These programs were created to be at the same level of most first year university courses. If the students were successful in the AP programs, they could potentially receive advanced placement, credit or exemptions when they go on to university. At Washington George High School, there are a total of 235 students enrolled in advanced placement courses, with 169 taking some courses.

Proficiency in mathematics comparison

Proficiency in languages comparison

Proficiency in mathematics by grade

GradeProficiency
All31%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School31%

Proficiency in languages by grade

GradeProficiency
All42%
3n/a
4n/a
5n/a
6n/a
7n/a
8n/a
High School40-44%

The proficiency in math and languages tables represent the percentage of students that scored at or above the proficiency level on their standardized state assessment tests. Although these tests are standardized within each state, the tests may vary from state to state. Comparing the results of one state to another may not always be an accurate or fair comparison.

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Washington George High School race/ethnicity breakdown

RaceSchoolDistrictPennsylvaniaNational
Caucasian 44.7% 14.8% 68.3% 51.1%
African American 26.1% 52.1% 14.5% 15.9%
Asian 14.3% 8.0% 3.5% 4.7%
Hispanic or Latino 11.4% 19.2% 10.4% 23.6%
American Indian and Alaskan 0.2% 0.3% 0.2% 1.2%
Hawaiian 0.0% 0.1% 0.1% 0.4%
Multiracial 3.2% 5.6% 2.9% 3.1%

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Lower Southampton El School66%3.9Feasterville, PA
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Cornwells El School60%4.5Cornwells Heights, PA
Wyncote El School62%5.3Wyncote, PA
Neshaminy High School78%5.5Langhorne, PA
Upper Moreland High School76%5.5Willow Grove, PA
Upper Moreland Intermediate School60%5.6Hatboro, PA
Eastern Center For Arts & Technology50%5.7Willow Grove, PA
Jenkintown Middle/high School62%5.7Jenkintown, PA
Upper Moreland Middle School55%5.7Hatboro, PA

Philadelphia demographics profile

StatisticPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaNational
Population1,559,93812,783,977318,558,162
Population density (sq mi)11,62627791
Median age33.940.637.7
Male/Female ratio0.9:11.0:11.0:1
Married (15yrs & older)38%56%55%
Speak English78%89%79%
Speak Spanish10%5%13%

Education level achieved in Philadelphia

IndexPhiladelphiaPennsylvaniaNational
Completed 8th grade79.9%86.9%84.3%
Completed high school78.5%85.6%83.0%
Completed some college49.1%53.6%59.4%
Completed associate degree31.9%37.4%38.5%
Completed bachelors26.3%29.3%30.3%
Completed masters10.9%11.5%11.5%
Completed professional degree3.7%3.3%3.3%
Completed doctorate1.4%1.4%1.3%
Source: The Washington George High School data displayed above is derived from the 2016 National Center for Education Statistics and from the U.S. Department of Education.